Articles By Nsikan Akpan
Gene mutation in oxytocin receptor tied to facial recognition ability in autistic children.
Texting Service Could Improve Your Health: Pilot Program Reduced Diabetes Risk In Participants Through Better Awareness
Txt4health public messenger services warns citizens of Detroit and Cincinnati about diabetes risks and changes lifestyle habits. German clinical trial finds that deep brain stimulation enhances the driving skills of Parkinson’s disease patients. Stanford study reveals how the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix caused narcolepsy in children and adolescents by triggering an autoimmune brain disorder.
Doctors Aren’t Learning Cost-Conscious Care: 85% Of Residency Programs Don’t Teach How To Save Patients Money
Courses on cost-saving only feature in 15% of internal medicine residency programs. Meanwhile, cost-conscious care could save the U.S. $750 billion in unnecessary medical spending. A new, inexpensive microchip quickly diagnoses patients with HIV/AIDS and could lead to a simple finger stick test for the disease. The economic development of countries improves life satisfaction up to $36,000. Harvard and Stanford study finds West Coast NFL teams have benefited over the last 40 years thanks to the body’s internal clock. Gut feelings, rather than conscious attitudes, are a better predictor for whether a marriage will remain happy, according to research from Florida State University. Oxygen deprivation, also known as hypoxia, improves walking endurance for people with spinal injuries.
New Tongue-Guided Wheelchair Wins Hearts In Clinical Trial: Disabled Given New Freedom Through Invention
Magnetic tongue piercings can guide wheelchairs for the paralyzed, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Study finds that poor at-home lighting aggravates the vision difficulties connected with glaucoma.